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In Business, The Advocate brings readers the latest news regarding developments in the LGBT business world. Find out the happenings of gay business leaders that are moving the Invisible Hand in the United States and around the world like Apple's Tim Cook, American Eagle's Robert Hanson, and 3M Unitek's Mary Jo Abler. Learn tips from the pros about managing the business affairs of day-to-day life for the present and future. Prepare for retirement and learn how changing laws regarding same-sex marriage, partnership, and adoption affects financial planning.
Measuring Up at HRC Which Companies Got a Perfect Score
November 14 2012 1:11 PM ET

Measuring Up at HRC: Which Companies Got a Perfect Score?

Julie Bolcer

More than 250 businesses earned a 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index, HRC’s annual ranking of the “best places to work for LGBT equality," while the number of businesses offering transgender-inclusive health care coverage doubled.

How Diversity Can Make Your Business Money
November 14 2012 12:15 PM ET

How Diversity Can Make Your Business Money

Advocate.com Editors

One entrepreneur shares how being LGBT inclusive helped respond to her business' clients.

UPS Cuts Funding to Antigay Boy Scouts
November 12 2012 4:50 PM ET

UPS Cuts Funding to Antigay Boy Scouts

Neal Broverman

The United Parcel Service announced a new policy of inclusion that will prohibit the company from donating funds to the Boy Scouts, which bans gay leaders and Scouts.

Gay Controversy May Have Benefited Chick fil A
October 26 2012 7:49 PM ET

Gay Controversy May Have Benefited Chick-fil-A

Trudy Ring

The fast-food chain saw an increase in patronage in the third quarter, when the uproar over its antigay donations was at its height, a market research firm reports.

Watch Out for the Gay Divorce Tax
October 25 2012 12:47 AM ET

Op-ed: Watch Out for the Gay Divorce Tax

David Rae

No matter your sexual orientation, getting divorced is expensive. But it’s actually much worse for same-sex couples that aren’t prepared.

October 21 2012 12:28 PM ET

Transgender Airline Shuts Down

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Out Entrepreneur Says We Are More Than a Bubble Test
October 19 2012 4:00 AM ET

Out Entrepreneur Says We Are More Than a Bubble Test

David Duran

In our partnership with StartOut, we regularly invite the group to highlight an LGBT entrepreneur. The founder of Pathbrite wants to remake the way applicants are hired by employers and accepted to universities.

Mario Lopez Has Unexplained Chick-fil-A Cravings That Get Shamed on Twitter
October 17 2012 5:06 PM ET

Mario Lopez's Chick-fil-A Cravings Get Shamed on Twitter

Sunnivie Brydum

Mario Lopez caught the ire of gay activists when he tweeted about his craving for Chick-fil-A, which recently came under fire for its $5 million in donations to antigay groups.

Chick-fil-A Says 'Fruitcake' Remark Was Not a Gay Slur
October 16 2012 5:37 PM ET

Chick-fil-A Says 'Fruitcake' Remark Was Not a Gay Slur

Michelle Garcia

A company spokesman said earlier today that the advertisment was being investigated and later returned with an explanation.

New Chick-fil-A Flier Mocks 'Fruitcakes'
October 16 2012 2:11 PM ET October 16 2012 5:58 PM ET

New Chick-fil-A Flier Mocks 'Fruitcakes'

Michelle Garcia

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